The Broken Buddha
The Broken Buddha: Critical Reflections on Theravada and a Plea for a New Buddhism by Ven. Shravasti Dhammika.
This book, Broken Buddha, although critical of much of what goes on in some Sanghas, could help provide some valuable information for some aspiring monks so that there are no unreasonable expectations.
Links to the book
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Reviews and discussions
A good review of the book can be found here:
At Dhamma Wheel there are discussions of this book in various threads, especially this one: